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That would be extremely odd on a brand new install. However open Local Group
Policy via gpedit.msc and go to user configuration/administrative
tools/system and you will see the option to disable registry editing. Set it
to disabled to see if that helps. --- Steve
"david" <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote in message
> On a Windows 2000 I recently formatted my PC and started
> over. When I tried to get into my registry by Start-Run-
> Regedit I received a message "Registry editing has been
> disabled by your administrator". The account I am using
> has admin rights.
> Any ideas?
> This is a single system, no domain.